Guest writer Paul Wood comments on a hot topic - the idea of gay marriage - and the recent debate on whether to exclude...

Comment: Russia – the partner Romania could have had

Watching events unfolding in Moscow since the political and economic crisis of 1993, I have often wondered how it would feel to write a...

Comment: Romania and the myth of revolution

On Tuesday Victor Ponta’s Government became the third Romanian government since 1989 – or rather the fourth, if you count Ceausescu’s - to fall...

Comment: On Plagiarism, Prime Ministers and education systems

If in America status is defined by money and in England by accent, vocabulary and clothes, in Romania it is education that cuts it,...

Comment: The growing failure of joined-up thinking

I was driving into town this morning, along the DN1at 08:30. Suddenly I found myself in a queue in what should have been a...

Comment: Romania’s Rosia Montana – the disparities

I recently found an essay of mine on U.S foreign policy entitled "The Disparities on Vietnam". The 'disparities' referred to events leading up to...

Comment: Assimilation of gipsies and who should prevent them from being marginalized in Romania...

Romanian gypsies are in the news in England all the time, even though the threatened hordes of gypsies did not land at Luton on...

Comment: Deutschland über alles – why Victor Ponta conceded defeat

Victor Ponta, the favorite to win the presidency in Romania - everyone assured me he was sure to win - has conceded defeat and...

Comment: The most important role in retail and what bags have to do with...

I am often asked which job in the extended supply chain is the most important. For fast moving consumer goods producers this may be...

Comment: Feeling lonely on the days of love and why I am a rarity...

Guest writer Arabella McIntyre-Brown looks at the celebration of love – and the other side of the coin: loneliness in Romania, a family-oriented country. In...

Comment: The blind leading the blind

Guest writer Ronnie Smith covers the recent privatization, not yet finalized, of the state-owned chemical producer Oltchim, which caused plenty of scandal and quarrel...

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